A- A A +
Shafaq News / Shafaq News Agency learned from private sources that the President of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
The sources said that the French President will visit Baghdad next Wednesday in a short-term visit, pointing out that he will not be able to visit Erbil, the provincial capital, so Barzani will go to Baghdad to meet Macron at the request of the latter.
And Iraqi government sources said, earlier Monday, that the French president will make his first official visit to Iraq next Wednesday, according to what was quoted by AFP .
The sources pointed out that the visit of the French President comes as an expression of standing by Iraq in the face of the crisis afflicting it .
Macron is the highest-ranking official to visit Iraq since Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi took office in May, and it will last for one day after his visit to Beirut .